REGGAE legend Bob Marley might not be the first name that springs to mind when discussing the Old Firm derby but the musical giant rarely missed a game - according to his son.

In an interview with the Celtic View, Rohan Marley told how his father would regularly regale his children with tales of the Parkhead club's exploits and when on tour in Europe, the musical giant would often tune in to watch them on TV.

Rohan says that he has fond memories of watching Old Firm derbies from times past in videos that his dad had recorded, and that the family would have kickabouts among themselves regularly.

And according to Rohan - who says his dad was such a huge Hoops fan that he even tried to get his son a TRIAL with the club - Marley Senior would regularly cheer on the Parkhead outfit.

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He told the Celtic View: "My father loved football. He knew everything about football, he watched it all the time and he loved European football.

"He played all the time as well, I can remember playing with him when we were young.

"My granny actually had a tape of me and two of my brothers, Ziggy and Steve, playing keepy-up with him. We used to stand in a circle and try to juggle the ball with him."

Rohan continued: "I always loved Celtic, they were one of my father’s favourite teams.

"He would talk about Celtic and that’s how I came to know them.

"When he was in Europe, he was able to see a lot of the big football games on TV. He watched a lot of English football and Scottish football.

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"He would record all the games and I watched them years later at my grandmother’s house.

"That’s how I came across all these Celtic players from the late 1970s and early ‘80s because I’d watch these tapes of Celtic versus Rangers games over and over again."